The Columbus Municipal School District had an average daily attendance of 94.88 percent at its schools in March, just slightly below the district goal of 95 percent.
At 6 p.m. Thursday on Mississippi University for Women's campus, more than 60 men will take a mile-long walk -- while wearing women's high-heeled shoes.
A school district is working to move on after losing a long-term employee in a bus accident that left several students injured.
Before a bystander's video led to his murder charge and firing, North Charleston Police Officer Michael Slager said he killed a fleeing suspect in a traffic stop after a struggle over his Taser.
A Mississippi State University faculty member is a new ExCEEd Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Defense lawyers are vowing to appeal the convictions of four former Blackwater security guards after a federal judge handed down lengthy prison terms for their roles in a 2007 shooting of unarmed civilians in Iraq.
A half-completed Habitat for Humanity house in Natchez has been vandalized.
The nearly seven-year legal saga of Jodi Arias ended Monday as a judge sentenced her to life in prison for killing her ex-boyfriend.
On the first anniversary of the kidnapping by Islamic extremists of hundreds of girls from a school in northeast Nigeria, President-elect Muhammadu Buhari said Tuesday that he cannot promise to find the 219 who are still missing.
The big rallies and massive fundraising blitzes can wait for now. Fresh from a two-day road trip, Hillary Rodham Clinton is making her 2016 campaign debut in Iowa at a small-town gathering reminiscent of her Senate "listening tour."
Sen. Marco Rubio entered the presidential race Monday by offering the nation a younger generation of leadership that breaks free of ideas "stuck in the 20th century."
Two West Point brand names are teaming together to build a new attraction in sleepy Clay County.
Starkville police officers arrested three people after a traffic stop led to the discovery of cocaine, marijuana and Ambien.
Starkville High School Director of Athletics Stan Miller always has fostered an environment where every sport matters.
An Oktibbeha County mobile home burned to the ground Sunday, and its occupant escaped the blaze with minor injuries.
It has gone from bad to worse for the College Board.
A Starkville resident has felony fleeing charges pending against him after local and state officials engaged in a short vehicle pursuit Friday.
A Louisville woman was charged with cocaine possession and Mathiston man was detained for an arrest warrant out of Ackerman after a Friday traffic stop on Industrial Park Boulevard.
1. Would-be CPD officer popped for DUI, other charges COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Starkville Utilities employee arrested for embezzlement STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Five MSU students arrested for auto burglaries at Helix STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Mickens takes on ex-opponent during town hall COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY